Suddenly Sideways features four experienced musicians:
Brad Rogers - Bass Guitar
Mike Heinerth - Guitar / Vocals
Mary Sparks - Drums / Hammered Dulcimer / Vocals
Jesse Passwaters - Guitar / Vocals
All members met while playing in other bands and, in March 2010, they formed Suddenly Sideways.
Jesse Passwaters: Guitar / Vocals
Mike Heinerth: Guitar / Vocals
Brad Rogers: Bass Guitar
Mary Sparks: Drums / Hammered Dulcimer
Lez Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Pretenders, James Gang, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, 60's and 70's rock and roll.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 15 - 240 minutes
Suddenly Sideways plays a mix of originals and covers. Their style is a mixture of rock, blues, country, jam, psychedelic and funk.
The band has 2 experienced guitarists that trade lead and rhythm guitar duties as well as 3 different singers who trade lead vocals and share in three part harmonies.
Mary Sparks sings tunes like The Pretenders "Middle Of The Road" with Jesse and Mike taking lead vocals on cover songs like Led Zeppelin's "Down By The Seaside", ZZ Tops "Cheap Sunglasses" or a rocking version of Bob Marley's "I Shot The Sheriff".
Sometimes the band will incorporate Mary Spark's hammered dulcimer playing to create a unique jam atmosphere filled with improvisation and creativity.
Listen to all the bands tunes to get a feel for their sound.
We can bring our own PA system for an additional fee.
Middle Of The Road - The Pretenders
I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley (Eric Clapton Version)
Little Piece of my Heart - Janice Joplin
Down By The Seaside - Led Zeppelin
Cheap Sunglasses - ZZ Top
Fearless - Pink Floyd
My City Was Gone - The Pretenders
Everybody Wants You - Billy Squier
Funk 49 - James Gang
Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots - The Flaming Lips
Funky To The Bone - Freddi Henchi & The Soul Setters
Mr. Charlie - The Grateful Dead
Honkey Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
A Beautiful Day - Suddenly Sideways
Gypsy Jive - Suddenly Sideways
Especial - Suddenly Sideways
Broke Down Train - Suddenly Sideways
Going Going Gone - Suddenly Sideways
All Of My Friends - Suddenly Sideways
Freaky Girl - Suddenly Sideways
Goodman - Suddenly Sideways
Star Crossed Lover - Suddenly Sideways
Goodman - Suddenly Sideways
Boxcar Joe - Suddenly Sideways
Past Booked Dates:
01-27-2011 — Spartanburg, NC - Chief's Wings & Firewater
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